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What are football exit trials? How these potentially life-changing football camps really work
By Ed McCambridge published
Chris Smalling and Jamie Vardy are the best examples of players to have been successful in exit trials
The best way to end a season? Why the EFL play-offs encapsulate football’s ability to delight and despair
By Ryan Dabbs published
PLAY-OFFS Twelve teams every year vie for promotion from the EFL play-offs, but only three are ever successful. FourFourTwo delves into the range of emotions present in these games as a result
"Everyone said, ‘This sounds too good to be true’. It turned out to be exactly that." – Remembering the fall of ITV Digital, twenty years on
By Gary Parkinson published
In 2002, Football League clubs were plunged into a financial crisis when ITV's colossal deal crumbled before them. The repercussions were far-reaching and no one emerged unscathed – FFT uncovers the catastrophe from within...
Remembering Big Ron Manager: the Ron Atkinson documentary which laid bare Peterborough's woes
By Steve Morgan published
When cash-strapped Peterborough were handed a £100,000 lifeline from Sky to welcome Ron Atkinson to the club in early 2006, chairman Barry Fry agreed to expose his promotion-chasing club to a fly-on-the-wall documentary. What could go wrong? Just about everything...
Ivan Toney exclusive: "I'm the best player in the Football League, now I want to do the same in the Premier League!"
By Chris Flanagan published
Brentford forward Ivan Toney was recently crowned FFT's best player in the Football League, but the goal-hungry has his sights set on Premier League glory too...
RANKED! FourFourTwo’s 50 best Football League players 2021
By Chris Flanagan, George Elek, Ali Maxwell, Ed McCambridge, Mark White last updated
FFT presents our annual rundown of the finest players from outside the top flight, as voted for by you, the fans...
Michael Appleton interview: "Alex Ferguson had a right pop at me, and rightly so. I hadn’t done due diligence before taking the jobs"
By Joe Brewin published
Michael Appleton suffered the hairdryer treatment from Alex Ferguson after brutal coaching apprenticeships at Portsmouth, Blackpool and Blackburn. Now, as Lincoln dare to dream of second-tier football, the Imps boss tells FFT his gruelling story
Quiz! Can you identify these 40 European clubs by their unusual nicknames?
Quiz From Monkey Hangers to Flying Donkeys, it's the amazing world of club nicknames. How many do you know?
What happens in a football medical? How to pass one, and why some players don't
By Rob Kemp published
Premier League Most players glide through them as transfer formality, but others can see their moves put in doubt. FourFourTwo finds out why...
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